Research Integrity and Assurance

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidance

Effective March 21 at 9 p.m., New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy enacted a statewide stay-at-home order. 

In light of this, and the need to ensure the health and safety of our community, faculty members and facility directors are directed to proceed with shut-down procedures for all “non-essential” on-campus research activities. READ MORE.

Princeton University is actively monitoring the situation around coronavirus (COVID-19) and the evolving guidance from government and health authorities, in keeping with our commitment to ensure the health and safety of all members of the University community. The latest University guidance for students, faculty and staff is available on the University’s Emergency Management website.

What We Do

Provide guidance and educational tools to the research community in the effective administration of research compliance. As subject matter experts, RIA will interpret federal regulation, guideline and policy to develop internal recommendations specific to Princeton’s research and culture. Throughout this process, RIA will foster relationships with our academic partners to promote responsibility in the conduct of ethical research.

  • Human Research Protection Program

    Protect the rights, privacy, and welfare of human participants in university research.
  • Research with Biohazards

    Use of biological agents including r/s DNA, infectious agents, toxins and human or non-human primate materials.
  • Animal Care and Use

    Ethical care and use of animals in research, training, and testing.
  • Conflict of Interest

    University Dean of Faculty (DOF) appointees are obligated to make an appropriate disclosure when, in the their judgment and in the spirit of the...